Academic Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology

Burlington, Vermont
Jul 01, 2024
Aug 31, 2024
Job #F3107PO

Position: Academic Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology

Institution: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Academic Rank: Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Clinical Scholar Pathway, non-tenure)

Job Description: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) is seeking a dedicated academic Gastrointestinal (GI) and Liver Pathologist for a full-time faculty appointment. The Division of Anatomic Pathology is composed of subspecialty services with most faculty providing diagnostic patient care in two subspecialty areas. The candidate will join our other GI and Liver Pathology Service consisting of five pathologists and be responsible for diagnostic sign-out, multidisciplinary conferences, collaborative research, and education. Additional subspeciality interest in other areas of anatomic pathology will be supported, allowing candidates to practice based on interests and/or prior training and experience.

The University of Vermont Health Network is composed of seven hospitals, including the academic University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) in Burlington, Vermont, six community hospitals spanning the “north country” of New York and the central Vermont regions, and Home Health and Hospice. Our Anatomic Pathology Division is staffed by 30 FTE pathologists to review approximately 45,000 surgical pathology specimens annually.

Burlington is situated on Lake Champlain in the Champlain Valley and surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains in Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains in north country New York. Few locations rival the quality of life possible in this picturesque setting, and working with the pathologists and staff at UVMMC provides a supportive work environment. Ample small-town communities exist for a quiet, peaceful living experience, and for those seeking convenient access to amenities, Burlington offers a vibrant living experience associated with college and university towns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Become a colleague in our department composed of 66 anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and research faculty colleagues.
  • Join our current GI and Liver Pathology Service and receive mentorship from a nationally recognized, experienced pathologist.
  • Provide diagnostic pathology for the patients we serve in Vermont, upstate New York, and New Hampshire, resulting in a total of 45,000 surgical pathology specimens annually.
  • Engage in the education and mentoring of medical students, 16 residents, and fellows in general surgical pathology, dermatopathology, cytopathology, and hematopathology.
  • Pursue scholarly activities and participation in clinical and/or basic science research.


  • Board eligibility or certification in Anatomic Pathology.
  • GI and Liver Pathology Fellowship training and/or demonstrated 5+ years of experience in GI and Liver Pathology.
  • Commitment to educational, scholarly, and clinical excellence.

The University of Vermont and the Larner College of Medicine Offers:

  • A vibrant, diverse, and inclusive academic community.
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employment, welcoming qualified applicants of all backgrounds.


  • National benchmark data used for workload expectations and base salary.
  • Departmental funding includes up to an initial three years of academic effort to support faculty in developing their scholarly and educational activities.
  • Outstanding benefits package including relocation and medical student loan repayment assistance.
  • The northern Vermont and north country NY region offers a picturesque setting with ample opportunities for skiing/snowboarding, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and water-related activities on Lake Champlain or any of the local lakes.
  • Receive a faculty appointment at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, which provides access to UVM faculty benefits (e.g. tuition remission).
  • Nearby cities include Montreal Canada (1.5 hours), Boston MA (3.5 hours), and New York City (6.0 hours) by car.
  • Burlington International Airport offers direct flights to many east coast and upper midwestern hubs.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should apply online at, referencing Job #F3107PO
  • Required materials include:
    • Introductory cover letter summarizing qualifications, interests and experience. The cover letter should also include a description of previous education and scholarly work and comment on future career goals.
    • Curriculum vitae, including the contact information for at least three professional references.
    • A separate statement on prior contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence.

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • We encourage submission by September 1, 2024

Contact: For further information, please contact: Ms. Lisa Kapoor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont Health Network; Email:

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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